Downtown After Hours

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Thursday, November 1

Barre in the Park
Begins 6pm
Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
In conjunction with the Bryan Glazer Jewish Community Center, the Tampa Downtown Partnership is proud to bring this free community fitness class to Tampa’s Downtown! Barre in the Park

Tampa Night Market
Begins 6pm
The Esplanade at Tampa City Center
An outdoor market under the stars featuring live art, street performers, artisans, crafters, makers, vintage, jewelry, and more. Meet local shop owners and creators while you enjoy music and entertainment under the stars. Festivities are free and open to the public. Tampa Night Market

A Night with Michael Connelly
Begins 6:30pm
Oxford Exchange
Enjoy a night with the best selling author, producer, and local favorite, Michael Connelly, celebrating the launch of his newest book, Dark Sacred Night. A Night with Michael Connelly

Rock the Park
6:30pm to 9pm
Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
Listen to some great musical talent in a beautiful, relaxing setting. This month’s show features Have Gun, Will Travel, Somatic, and AYCH. With food and drinks on the premises and an always exciting vibe, this free concert is guaranteed not to disappoint. Rock the Park

Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Nashville Predators
Begins 7:30pm
Amalie Arena
The Bolts will take the ice to challenge the visiting Nashville Predators. Grab a seat and cheer on your team! Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Nashville Predators

mad Theatre presents 9 to 5 The Musical
Begins 7:30pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
This performance with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton and book by Patricia Resnick, is based on the seminal 1980 hit movie. Set in the late 1970s, this hilarious story of friendship and revenge in the Rolodex era is outrageous, thought-provoking, and even a little romantic. mad Theatre presents 9 to 5 The Musical

Free Solo (2018)
7:30pm to 9:15pm
Tampa Theatre
Follow Alex Honnold as he becomes the first person to ever free solo climb Yosemite’s 3,000ft high El Capitan Wall. With no ropes or safety gear, he completed arguably the greatest feat in rock climbing history. Free Solo (2018)

Edgar & Emily by Joseph Mcdonough
Begins 8pm
Jobsite Theater
In January 1864, reclusive poet Emily Dickinson receives a surprise guest: Edgar Allan Poe. Although Poe died 15 years prior, he arrives quite alive and just as energized by death as ever before – one could say death kindly stopped for Emily, after all. Though the evening pits the pendulum of both poets’ personalities against the other in this comic fantasia, Emily and Edgar find they have a lot in common despite their differences. The heart tells the tale, you know. Edgar & Emily by Joseph Mcdonough

Friday, November 2

Free Solo (2018)
7:30pm to 9:15pm
Tampa Theatre
Follow Alex Honnold as he becomes the first person to ever free solo climb Yosemite’s 3,000ft high El Capitan Wall. With no ropes or safety gear, he completed arguably the greatest feat in rock climbing history. Free Solo (2018)

Edgar & Emily by Joseph Mcdonough
Begins 8pm
Jobsite Theater
In January 1864, reclusive poet Emily Dickinson receives a surprise guest: Edgar Allan Poe. Although Poe died 15 years prior, he arrives quite alive and just as energized by death as ever before – one could say death kindly stopped for Emily, after all. Though the evening pits the pendulum of both poets’ personalities against the other in this comic fantasia, Emily and Edgar find they have a lot in common despite their differences. The heart tells the tale, you know. Edgar & Emily by Joseph Mcdonough

The Choir of Man
8pm to 9:30pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
The runaway hit of numerous international music festivals is hitting the road for its first U.S. tour. Known across the globe as “the ultimate-feel good show,” The Choir of Man offers up a show full of indisputable joy. It’s a party. It’s a concert. It’s a pint-filled good time set in a working pub that combines hair-raising harmonies, high-energy dance and live percussion with foot-stomping choreography. The Choir of Man

The Florida Orchestra Disney in Concert – Tale as Old as Time
Begins 8pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Enjoy a magical journey into storytelling and music with the timeless tales of Disney. Brought to life by four Broadway-caliber singers and enhanced with high-resolution film sequences, this show explores iconic moments, plot twists, and heroics from Frozen, Beauty and the Beast, Cinderella, The Little Mermaid, Tangled, The Lion King and many more. The Florida Orchestra Disney in Concert

The Revolutionists
Begins 8pm
Stageworks Theatre
This stage production is a brutal comedic quartet about four very real women who lived boldly in France during the French Revolution’s Reign of Terror (1793-1794). Lauren Gunderson’s masterful script builds verbal anachronisms, meta-jokes, playful banter, and true historical events into a stirring finale as each woman faces her inevitable fate. In the end, it is a story of how important a woman’s voice can be, even in the darkest of times. A brave and blisteringly funny new work about feminism, legacy and standing up for one’s beliefs. The Revolutionists

Saturday, November 3

Art Spot
11am to 2pm
Tampa Museum of Art
Let your imagination run free as the Museum’s art facilitators introduce exhibition-specific methods of art making filled with fun and creativity for you and yours. Art Spot

Maven Market & CDCA Home Tour
11am to 5pm
Maven Market Channel District
This event will be full of artists, makers, handmade creations, home decor, collectibles, vintage accessories, gourmet delights, and more. You will find tons of vintage items, antique treasures, delightful food, drinks, live music, photo corners, free interactive art activities and much more during Tour of Homes weekend! Maven Market & CDCA Home Tour

Sing-Along The Greatest Showman (2017)
2pm to 3:45pm
Tampa Theatre
Hugh Jackman plays P.T. Barnum in the musical celebration of the life of one of America’s true original entertainment pioneers, the producer of the most famous touring circus in history, and the spiritual godfather of marketing. Sing-Along The Greatest Showman (2017)

The Choir of Man
Shows at 3pm and 8pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
The runaway hit of numerous international music festivals is hitting the road for its first U.S. tour. Known across the globe as “the ultimate-feel good show,” The Choir of Man offers up a show full of indisputable joy. It’s a party. It’s a concert. It’s a pint-filled good time set in a working pub that combines hair-raising harmonies, high-energy dance and live percussion with foot-stomping choreography. The Choir of Man

The Revolutionists
Shows at 3pm and 8pm
Stageworks Theatre
This stage production is a brutal comedic quartet about four very real women who lived boldly in France during the French Revolution’s Reign of Terror (1793-1794). Lauren Gunderson’s masterful script builds verbal anachronisms, meta-jokes, playful banter, and true historical events into a stirring finale as each woman faces her inevitable fate. In the end, it is a story of how important a woman’s voice can be, even in the darkest of times. A brave and blisteringly funny new work about feminism, legacy and standing up for one’s beliefs. The Revolutionists

Free Solo (2018)
Shows at 5:45pm and 8:15pm
Tampa Theatre
Follow Alex Honnold as he becomes the first person to ever free solo climb Yosemite’s 3,000ft high El Capitan Wall. With no ropes or safety gear, he completed arguably the greatest feat in rock climbing history. Free Solo (2018)

Passion at Pavilion
Begins 7pm
Tampa Museum of Art
Pavilion is the Tampa Museum of Art’s premier black tie event and a grand Tampa tradition. The gala celebrates its 33rd anniversary and continues to raise funds and awareness for the exhibition and educational programs presented by the Museum. Guests will enjoy cocktails, dinner, and dancing at this black tie event. Passion at Pavilion

Twenty One Pilots: “The Bandito Tour”
Begins 7pm
Amalie Arena
The critically acclaimed duo of Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun will celebrate TRENCH with a live show in Downtown Tampa. Grab your tickets to see your favorite hits live! Twenty One Pilots: “The Bandito Tour”

Edgar & Emily by Joseph Mcdonough
Begins 8pm
Jobsite Theater
In January 1864, reclusive poet Emily Dickinson receives a surprise guest: Edgar Allan Poe. Although Poe died 15 years prior, he arrives quite alive and just as energized by death as ever before – one could say death kindly stopped for Emily, after all. Though the evening pits the pendulum of both poets’ personalities against the other in this comic fantasia, Emily and Edgar find they have a lot in common despite their differences. The heart tells the tale, you know. Edgar & Emily by Joseph Mcdonough

Sunday, November 4

Maven Market & CDCA Home Tour
11am to 4pm
Maven Market Channel District
This event will be full of artists, makers, handmade creations, home decor, collectibles, vintage accessories, gourmet delights, and more. You will find tons of vintage items, antique treasures, delightful food, drinks, live music, photo corners, free interactive art activities and much more during Tour of Homes weekend! Maven Market & CDCA Home Tour

4th Annual Urban Home Tour – Downtown Channel District
Begins at Noon
Grand Central at Kennedy
This event gives visitors a taste of what it is like to live in the Channel District. Participating retail establishments will be offering samples and giveaways to attendees. The Urban Home Tour will be followed by an exciting block party in the Grand Central Courtyard featuring live music by Josh Walther & The Phase 5 Band, a drawing for local prizes and a silent auction. 4th Annual Urban Home Tour – Downtown Channel District

The Joy of Writing: Roy Peter Clark Workshop
Begins 2pm
Oxford Exchange
If you aspire to become a better writer and a more insightful reader, this session is for you. Roy Peter Clark has been called “America’s writing coach,” a teacher who writes and a writer who teaches. Over the last decade, he has authored five books on reading, writing and language. Roy will lead participants in a journey of discovery into the heart and soul of practical English. The Joy of Writing: Roy Peter Clark Workshop

The Revolutionists
Begins 3pm
Stageworks Theatre
This stage production is a brutal comedic quartet about four very real women who lived boldly in France during the French Revolution’s Reign of Terror (1793-1794). Lauren Gunderson’s masterful script builds verbal anachronisms, meta-jokes, playful banter, and true historical events into a stirring finale as each woman faces her inevitable fate. In the end, it is a story of how important a woman’s voice can be, even in the darkest of times. A brave and blisteringly funny new work about feminism, legacy and standing up for one’s beliefs. The Revolutionists

Free Solo (2018)
Shows at 3pm and 5:45pm
Tampa Theatre
Follow Alex Honnold as he becomes the first person to ever free solo climb Yosemite’s 3,000ft high El Capitan Wall. With no ropes or safety gear, he completed arguably the greatest feat in rock climbing history. Free Solo (2018)

Upstairs/ Downstairs Live Theater
Shows at 3:30pm and 6:30pm
Henry B. Plant Museum
Step back in time and enjoy the single-character performances that bring turn-of-the-century Tampa Bay Hotel staff members and guests to life. Each character is based on actual hotel staff and guests. From the reminiscences of Henry Plant himself to the letters of a Spanish-American War soldier, you will learn more about the time period through each character’s particular vantage point. Upstairs/ Downstairs Live Theater

Edgar & Emily by Joseph Mcdonough
Begins 8pm
Jobsite Theater
In January 1864, reclusive poet Emily Dickinson receives a surprise guest: Edgar Allan Poe. Although Poe died 15 years prior, he arrives quite alive and just as energized by death as ever before – one could say death kindly stopped for Emily, after all. Though the evening pits the pendulum of both poets’ personalities against the other in this comic fantasia, Emily and Edgar find they have a lot in common despite their differences. The heart tells the tale, you know. Edgar & Emily by Joseph Mcdonough

Straz LIVE! in the Park
Begins 4pm
Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
A family-friendly mash-up of an afternoon picnic, a concert in the park, and a block party featuring live entertainment of popular Broadway tunes, favorite opera arias, and a surprise guest or two. Pack a cooler, chairs and blanket to enjoy this delightful afternoon. Food trucks will be on site at this free event. Straz LIVE! in the Park

Yoga in the Park
Begins 5pm
Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
In operation since 2010, the Tampa Downtown Partnership is proud to continue it’s Sunday Yoga in the Park tradition with our newest addition, seasoned yoga instructors from Lucky Cat Yoga. Yoga in the Park

Nightlife & Music

Many of Downtown’s pubs, restaurants, and bars feature live music.
Check out this week’s line up! Be sure to check with each location to confirm.

Beyond This Weekend - Upcoming Events

11th Annual Sustainable Buzz
Thursday, November 15
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
This grand celebration of sustainable living will feature food from dozens of local restaurants, craft beers, fine wines and spirits, and live entertainment. This year’s event will feature a sustainable living pop-up shop featuring eco-friendly products for purchase and a trash to treasure fashion show and competition featuring the area’s top designers. 11th Annual Sustainable Buzz

Activities on the Water

Yacht Starship Captain Larry’s Water Taxi eBoats Tampa
Olde World Sailing Line Urban Kai Paddleboarding American Victory Ship
FL Aquarium’s Wild Dolphin Cruise Tampa Bay Fun Boat
Riverwalk Boating Company Pirate Water Taxi Kraken Cycle Boats

Arts and Culture Spotlight

Amalie Arena
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Nashville Predators – November 1
Twenty One Pilots – November 3
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Edmonton Oilers – November 6
Tampa Bay Lightning vs New York Islanders – November 8
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Ottawa Senators – November 10
Travis Scott – November 12
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Florida Panthers – November 21
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Chicago Blackhawks – November 23
Tampa Bay Lightning vs New Jersey Devils – November 25
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Anaheim Ducks – November 27
Elton John – November 28
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Buffalo Sabres – November 29
Barry Manilow – December 7
Fleetwood Mac – February 18, 2019
P!nk – March 3, 2019
Shawn Mendes – July 27, 2019

Florida Museum of Photographic Arts
North and South: Berenice Abbott’s U.S. Route 1 – October 8 to January 11
UPA Gallery 2018 – Through November 30
Day by Day: 1968 – October to December

Glazer Children’s Museum

Make it Monday – Weekly 
Toddler Tuesday – Weekly 
Worldly Wednesday – Weekly
Tinker and Tech Thursday – Weekly
Fun Fridays – Weekly
Day of the Dead Celebration – Through November 2
Harvest with Heart – November 1 to 30
Mother of All Baby Showers – November 2
Scouts of Workshop Daisies and Brownies – November 3
Member Morning – November 4
Children’s Board Free Tuesday – November 6
Little Global Citizens Unboxing – November 7
Grown Up Night – November 9
Cooking Class with Saltblock Catering & Events – November 14
Fall Fest: Food for All, All for Food – November 17 and 18

Check the Museum’s website for a full list of weekday programming.

Henry B. Plant Museum
First Fridays – First Friday of the Month
Imperial Designs – Through December 31
Sunday Tour – November 11
Music in the Museum – November 15
Veteran’s Day – November 11
Historical Interlude – November 11
Music Store Sunday – November 25
Victorian Christmas Stroll – December 1 to 23
Holiday Shopping Day – December 1
Members Day at the Stroll – December 1
Children’s Day at the Victorian Christmas Stroll – December 16

Jobsite Theater
Edgar & Emily – Through November 9
Othello – January 11 to February 3
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) [Revised] – March 15 to April 17

The John F. Germany Public Library
Exploration Club – Tuesdays
Walk-In Tech Help – Wednesdays
Toddler Time – Wednesdays
Crafternoon – Thursdays
Baby Sign – Thursdays
Outside the Lines: Coloring for Adults – November 2
Land Records for Genealogy – November 3
Sewing: 20 Minute Tote Bag – November 4
Tai Chi with Bonnie Birdsall – November 6
Movies @ the Library: Ready Player One – November 9
All Day Holiday Closing – November 12
Red Riding Hood – November 14
Book Discussion: Last Days of Night by Graham Moore – November 14
Movies @ the Library: Avengers: Infinity War – November 16

Stageworks Theatre
The Speak! Tank: Spoken Word Sundays – First Sunday of every month
Christ Fellowship – Wednesdays
The Revolutionists – November 2 to 18
The Winter Wonderettes – December 6 to 23
Ready Steady Yeti Go – February 7 to 24
The Mousetrap by Agatha Christie – March 21 to April 7

Straz Center for the Performing Arts
mad Theatre presents 9 to 5 The Musical – November 1 to 11
The Choir of Man – November 3
Charlotte’s Web – Field Trp Grades: 3-6 – November 6
Steve Trash: The Science of Ecology – Field Trip Grades: K-6 – November 7
Opera Social Luncheon – November 8
Arts Legacy REMIX Celebrate Diwali and India – November 9
Open Rehearsals – Die Fledermaus – November 13 to 19
Latin Nights – November 15
Live & Local – Connor Zwetsch – November 16
The Florida Orchestra – Vaughan Williams’ A London Symphony – November 16
Diavolo Dance Theatre: Architecture in Motion – November 17
Vivere All’Italiana: Italian Film @ The Straz – November 17
Dom Flemons – November 19
Benji Brown – November 24
Live & Local – Jariah Higgins – November 24
Patel Conservatory presents The Best Christmas Pageant Ever – November 29 to December 2
Glenn Beck LIVE – November 30
Cledus T. Judd – December 1
Live & Local – Eden Shireen – December 1
The Texas Tenors: Deep in the Heart of Texas – December 4
Hundred Days – January 15 to March 24
The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical – July 9 to 14

Tampa Bay History Center
Walk Tampa: The Ybor City Story – November 10, and December 8
My Doll and Me: Luciana – November 10
Florida Conversations: Florida Wild: Hidden in Plain Sight – November 14
History Center Book Group – November 15
Walk Tampa: Central Avenue Black History Tour – November 24 and December 29
Girl Scout Workshop: Tweetin’ Tampa – December 1
Florida Conversations – December 4

Tampa Museum of Art

The Classical World: Selections from the Permanent Collection – Ongoing
The Classical World in Focus: Animals in Ancient Art – Ongoing
Monday Meditation at the Museum – Mondays

Teen Open Studio – Tuesdays
Art on the House – Fridays
Art Spot – Saturdays
Yayoi Kusama: Love is Calling – Through February 14, 2019
Patricia Cronin, Aphrodite, and the Lure of Antiquity: Through January 6, 2019

Season of Love – Through March 17, 2019
Robert Indiana: A Sculpture Retrospective – October 25 to March 17, 2019
Oswaldo Vigas: Transformations – January 31 to May 27, 2019
Ancient and Modern Glass from the Collection – March 23 to August 19, 2019
Abstract Expressionism: A Social Revolution – April 11 to August 11, 2019
Echoing Forms: American Abstraction – April 13 to August 18, 2019
Tableau and Transformation: Photography from the Permanent Collection – June 20 to October 6, 2019
Pavilion XXXIII – November 3

Tampa Theatre

Free Solo – November 1 to 14
Sing-Along The Greatest Showman – November 3
WEDU Presents: Native America – November 5
Minority Report – November 6
Somm 3 – November 7
Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure – November 9
Iron & Wine – November 15
Science Friday Live – November 17
Planes, Trains and Automobiles – November 23
Miracle on 34th Street – November 25
Movie Bingo on #GivingTuesday – November 27
An Evening with Louise Penny – November 28
Home Free – A Country Christmas – December 6
Elf – December 9
It’s a Wonderful Life – December 14
Hotel California: A Salute to the Eagles – December 18
White Christmas – December 23
NYE Wrap Party 2018: Austin Powers – December 31
Raffi – Januaury 19
Bert Kreischer: Body Shots Tour – February 14
Winefest 2019 – February 22 and 23
Hollywood Awards Night – February 24
Welcome to Night Vale – February 28
Tom Segura: Take It Down Tour – March 8

Outside is In - Public Space

First Wednesday, 11am to 2pm at Lykes Gaslight Square Park.
Rock the Park
First Thursday, 6:30pm to 9pm at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park.
– Free Weekly Community Fitness Classes at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park –

VKNG Drip – Monday, 6pm to 7pm

 

Zumba in the Park  – Tuesday, 6pm to 7pm
Bamboozle Fit Club Boot Camp – Wednesday, 6pm to 7pm
Yoga in the Park – Sunday, 5pm to 6pm
– Free Seasonal Programs –
Do the Local Motion – First and third Friday, noon to 1pm (October to May). Walking tours take off from Poe Plaza, Jackson and Franklin streets.

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DOWNTOWN AFTER HOURS is your guide to planning your downtown after hours activities, brought to you by the Tampa Downtown Partnership. A supplement to your Monday Morning Memo, After Hours is a weekly publication issued every Thursday afternoon.
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